Drew Brees Snubbed: Manning’s MVP Selection Shows Prejudice Amongst Voters

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When examining the MVP caliber seasons of Drew Brees and Peyton Manning, there really isn't much to complain about.
Both led their teams to the No.1 seeds in their respective conferences while flirting with perfection.
Each amassed over 30 touchdown passes and more than 4,000 yards.
When determining the regular season MVP, most will look at team record and statistics.
What boggles the mind is that Brees has undeniably better statistics, but still managed to finish a distant second in the race.
Let's get into more detail. The better performer will be in italics.
Brees 34 , Manning 33
Brees 11 , Manning 16
Passing Yards
Brees 4,388, Manning 4,500
Yards Per Pass
Brees 8.5 , Manning 7.9
Passer Rating
Brees 109.6 , Manning 99.9
Edit- Brees' rating is the seventh best of all time.
Completion Percentage
Brees 70.6, Manning 68.8

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